MODULAR RIFLE CHASSIS SYSTEMSRifle Stocks Redefined
Whether you are looking to upgrade your favorite HUNTING RIFLE or build the ULTIMATE SNIPER RIFLE or COMPETITION RIFLE a MODULAR RIFLE CHASSIS SYSTEM is the best foundation to build upon. Modular Rifle Chassis Systems are available for the most common bolt action rifles such as the Remington 700, Savage 10/110, Howa 1500.
Modular Rifle Chassis System
There is no definitive term used by the shooting industry for these bolt action rifle chassis. In my personal opinion Rifle Chassis System best describes these Aftermarket Rifle Stocks. Here a Modular Rifle I added the term “Modular” as most of these Rifle Chassis are modular in construction and often customizable in ways not possible with Traditional Rifle Stocks. Traditional stocks whether sniper, tactical or competitive are often adjustable to fit a shooter. The Modular Rifle Chassis System would be better explained as “Adaptable”. The chassis are not only adjustable like their traditional counterparts. The Rifle Chassis Systems are adaptable or configurable to the shooter and the task. Typically there are many buttstock options such as proprietary adjustable and and folding to the ability to accept AR-15 stocks. Some chassis offer different forearms, forearm side panels, pistol grips and side panels.
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The MDT Adjustable Core Competition Chassis System is designed primarily for Precision Rifle Series and National Rifle League shooting disciplines.
Magpul has followed up their Pro 700 Chassis Remington 700 Short Action Chassis with the new Pro 700L series. The Pro 700L is the long action version of the chassis for popular calibers such as .300 Winchester Magnum, 30-06 Springfield, 7mm Remington Magnum etc. The chassis are feature rich and available in 3 colors. They are priced between $900-$1000 which is higher than I would expect given how competitive the field is. I plan on getting one and seeing how it compares to my MDT’s.
MDT has just re-launched the Light Sniper System (LSS) chassis with second generation design and feature updates. The LSS GEN2 is designed for use with compact, short barrelled rifles to provide light-weight, accuracy improvement and consistency.
MDT has introduced a new chassis and brand with the release of the ORYX. The ORYX is a one-piece integrated aluminum chassis and buttstock created to improve the consistency and accuracy of a bolt action rifle that retails for under four hundred dollars.
The MDT ACC: A competition chassis designed to give shooters complete control over balance and recoil reduction – with a little help from solid steel.
The Adjustable Core Competition Chassis has a fully customizable steel weight system integrated in the buttstock, barrel channel and forend. Balance your rifle, reduce recoil, stay on target – with the ACC (and 9 pounds of modular weight) you can have your metal as heavy as you like it.
The ACC (Adjustable Core Competition) Chassis is designed around an integrated, modular weight system which allows you to customize the balance and mass of your rifle to maximize performance and minimize recoil.
The ACC comes with a Skelton Rifle Stock with a steel butt pad plate for added weight and has a dedicated space to add even more weight to the stock if required.
The ACC Chassis features a full Arca rail the entire length of the forend and M-LOK mounting points for accessories and additional forend weights – both internal and external – allowing you to add up to an additional 9 pounds of steel to your rifle.
The Modular Driven Technologies LSS-22 Chassis System for .22LR caliber rifles is lightweight and compact, and adopts the same footprint as the centerfire MDT LSS Chassis. You will notice a significant improvement in accuracy due to the V-shaped bedding and free floated fore-end, which allows for barrel contours up to 1″ in diameter.
When Magpul announced the Remington 700 Hunter Stock I remember thinking to myself that it wouldn’t be long until we see a precision rifle chassis from them. I also remember thinking that a well designed priced right precision rifle chassis from Magpul could dominate the low to mid range rifle chassis market. Well I’m here to report the good news that Magpul has officially announced the “Magpul Pro 700” rifle chassis. Unfortunately though I’m more than a little surprised by the $1000 MSRP. That is three times the cost of the hunter stock and in my opinion about 1/3 higher than it should be because at that price shooters are at the price of a complete Savage Stealth or Ruger Precision Rifle. Those are great tack driver chassis based rifles for the cost of the Magpul Pro 700 chassis. Insult to injury the lack of an ARCA plate is a deal breaker for precision rifle crowd. Now with that said I’m a big believer in actually trying hardware first hand instead of relying on critical negative reviews of a product very few have seen or touched. Additionally Magpul still has time to address any perceived shortcomings pointed out by the community.
The MDT LSS-XL GEN2 chassis system has been redesigned to improve the feel and function of you bolt-action rifle. Reduced weight, superior ergonomics and consistent accuracy set this generation of MDT chassis apart. Increase accuracy and ergonomics of your rifle with the Modular Driven Technologies LSS XL Gen2 chassis system. The LSS-XL Gen2 is a longer and more feature-rich version of the original MDT LSS chassis system. The LSS-XL Gen2 has been updated with a bold, modern new look inspired by the popularity of the MDT ESS chassis line, while maintaining and improving upon the overall aesthetic of an MDT chassis. The LSS-XL Gen2 allows you to convert your bolt action rifle to a highly versatile rifle allowing you to adjust the ergonomics with the use of AR-15 buttstocks and grips, and at the same time converting it to an external box magazine fed rifle.
The Brownells bolt action chassis system is designed to accept carbine AR-15 buttstocks and pistol grips (purchased separately), offering the option to customize from the wide variety of Accessories available on the market. The Brownells MDT LSS chassis uses external box style magazines in .223 and .308 caliber for Short Action and .300WM or .338LM magazines for Long Action rifles, M-LOK accessories on the forend. Note: Long action magazines come in 3 different lengths: 3.715″, 3.775″ an 3.850″. this chassis use 3.715 length magazines.
The Accurate-Mag Sport-Tact Remington 700 Chassis is a complete stock system, ready for installation. Existing barreled action can be removed from current stocks, and simply bolted into the Sport-Tact Chassis. Included on the chassis is an adjustable stock, which has a variable LOP, from 13 to 15.75″. The cheek-piece can also be adjusted fore & aft, as well as up & down. Front handguard includes side and bottom picatinny rails, while providing plenty of room to free-float a barrel. Chassis is machined from aluminum, allowing for rigid mounting of your action. AR-15 style pistol grip is included. Short Action Chassis includes 5rd 308 magazine. Accepts Accurate-Mag double stack detachable magazines or AICS magazines.
This unique chassis system provides a super precision platform for the Remington 700 , Savage and Howa Short or Long Actions. Whether you’re increasing the accuracy capabilities of your stock Remington 700, Savage or Howa Action due to the V-Bedding System as well as adding tactical features to your rifle, or building a super precision rifle for long range competitions, the MPA BA Chassis will provide a world class chassis and bedding system sure to exceed your expectations.
This Remington Defense RACS M40A6 USMC Chassis 86485 features a sturdy platform for precision shooting, 20 MOA full length picatinny rail, captive action screws, 3 sections of picatinny rail section plus one Harris bipod adapter and a folding RACS stock. The operator friendly RACS also features a free-float tubular design, fully featured front handguard, the ability to attach auxiliary rail sections to any of the seven facets of the octagonal handguard tube. The pistol grip is rubber with a good grip surface and excellent ergonomics. The pistol grip is interchangeable with standard AR grips if you would prefer something else.
The precision rifle world is awash in slick and high quality gear, but no chassis is more beautifully made or offers the features of the J. Allen Enterprises JAE-700 rifle chassis system. The most compelling feature is the adjustable magazine retention system that allows the shooter to bounce back and forth between AICS pattern and AW (Arctic Warfare) magazines. No chassis will better pair the AW double-stack magazine with a two-lug action than the JAE-700.
The SABER (folding rifle stock system tactical) Modular Rifle Chassis system was conceived in 2004 as a way to advance the functionality of modern bolt action rifles for tactical, competition, target and hunting applications. After more than seven years of intensive development, countless hours of engineering design, prototyping and testing; with input from experienced snipers, world champion competitive rifle shooters, and hunters Ashbury has to date been awarded 14 utility and design patents, with additional patents pending!
SABER modular rifle chassis’ are manufactured to ISO:9001-2008 standards principally from 7075-T6 aerospace grade alloys, advanced composites and lightweight high-strength carbon fiber materials. SABRE chassis’ are truly modular and designed to provide users with greater functionality and increased accuracy when installed on many popular right and left hand bolt action receivers.
Customers frequently comment about the adjustable ergonomic design which is singularly unique when compared to a traditional rifle stock and contributes to reducing felt recoil. These features allow shooters better control, shot follow through and enhanced long range accuracy across the entire caliber range from small to large caliber including the 50 BMG. You can upgrade nearly any sub-assembly and most individual components of the chassis using a common family of accessories on your home workbench or with the assistance of a trusted gunsmith. SABER®-FORSST® Modular by Definition…Performance Engineered by Design proudly Made in America
The Accurate Mag Chassis Systems have been designed and produced with high precision CAD/CAM programs and CNC machinery to high quality Military standards. All chassis systems are made out 6061-T6 aircraft grade aluminum for lightness with some high stress or high wear parts made out of steel. All aluminum parts are given a military grade Hard-anodize finish, the same process that is done to M4 upper and lower receivers. And, all steel parts either have a black oxide or a cerakote finish.
I always find it interesting what the predominant questions are that come from the contact page at a website. in the case of this website Modular Rifle I think all of the questions except for one have one way or another pertained to The Remington RACS Chassis and variants used on the Remington Military Sniper Rifle XM2010 (now known as the Remington M2010) and it’s siblings, Remington MSR, Remington PSR and the Remington CSR. There’s quite a bit of confusion and it’s completely understandable. Maybe we can sort some of it out.
The ESS Chassis retains the MDT proven V-block bedding system to form a solid and reliable base for the rifle action. The magazine well has been refined for easy insertion of the magazine, while reducing rattle and movement. The tab style magazine release has been replaced with a semi-flush ambidextrous paddle that can easily be activated by a weak or strong hand. The recoil lug mortise has been designed to accommodate most aftermarket recoil lugs and the trigger area will accommodate most aftermarket triggers
The ultimate in long-range prone shooting, the GRS Bolthorn Chassis is superbly balanced and featured. With GRS Stocks advanced understanding of recoil management, the GRS Bolthorn keeps the line of recoil as close to the core line of the barrel as possible, resulting in unsurpassed recoil absorption and greater accuracy.
The Sisk Tactical Adaptive Rifle (STAR) offers professional and competitive shooters something they’ve never experienced before – a take-down rifle with near-infinite adaptability featuring adjustment points at the butt, comb and wrist for customizable, ergonomic performance in any shooting situation imaginable.
The Cadex Feild Tactical chassis are some of the best sniper rifle chassis available and are being utilized by military and police across the world. They offer a rigged and sturdy platform for building your dream rifle. The Cadex Field Tactical Chassis is the base for a rugged Law Enforcement sniper system with full rail capability. Delivered with full length 20 MOA top rail and accessory rails at 3, 6 and 9 o’clock.
American Built Arms Company presents the AB ARMS MOD X GEN III MODULAR RIFLE SYSTEM designed and engineered for military, law enforcement, and hunting enthusiasts. The AB ARMS MOD X GEN III MODULAR RIFLE CHASSIS SYSTEM is a lightweight (3 lbs. 2 oz.), ergonomic, drop-in chassis for the Remington® Model 700 Short Action. It serves as a modular foundation on which tactical accessories can be added according to the operator’s needs.
MDT HS3 Chassis – Improve accuracy and ergonomics with the HS3 Chassis system. The HS3 is a light (2.2lb) chassis system for bolt action rifles that allows use of AR-15 buttstocks and grips to suit your needs. It is machined from 6061 aluminum, hard anodized and finished with black or FDE side panels for color, grip and feel. MDT HS3 Fits the Following Models, Remington 700 Short Action, Remington 700 Long Action, Savage Short Action, Savage Long Action, Tikka T3 Short Caliber, Tikka T3 Long Caliber, Howa 1500 – Short Caliber – MDT CHASSIS
MDT TAC21 Rifle Chassis System is precision in and out. Flawless manufacturing, fit and finish. No interference from the Cerakote. Holes are cut clean and straight. Threads are cut clean. The pieces all go together precisely without forcing while retaining a tight fit. Make no mistake this is a piece of heavy duty gear which is not readily apparent in internet pictures.
The new Hunter Stalker Rifle Chassis System is designed for the hunter, tactical marksman and law enforcement sniper. It is built with the finest components available to make it lightweight, versatile, accurate and affordable. Offered in several colors, the Hunter Stalker Long Action is an universal chassis that is available for the Remington 700 and Savage model 110 or 111.
MDT HS3 – Improve accuracy and ergonomics with our HS3 Chassis system. The HS3 is a light (2.2lb) chassis system for bolt action rifles that allows use of AR-15 buttstocks and grips to suit your needs. It is machined from 6061 aluminum, hard anodized and finished with black or FDE side panels for color, grip and feel.
Mcrees G5 G7 Rifle Chassis System – Another hat tip to Josh at Criterion Barrels for letting us know about the existence of Mcree’s Precision. Best we can tell the difference between the G5 and G7 series is the G7 series includes an anti-cant device (level). Typically we add a US Optics Fixed Anti-Cant Device to our precision rifles. Nice to see it integral on a rifle chassis.
Mega Arms Orias Chassis – Killer Innovations have teamed up with Mega Arms to produce the Mega Arms Orias Chassis. The Mega Arms Orias Chassis is a modular rifle chassis designed to accommodate Remington 700 barreled action
The MDT TAC21™ chassis system a combination of benchrest accuracy, superior ergonomics and specialized design. This chassis brings the bolt action rifles to the next level in versatility and modularity, with an instant improvement in accuracy.
The chassis system is manufactured out of billet 6061-T6 aluminum, which has been hard anodized to mil spec type III for extra strenth, and has been finished with Cerakote™ in Black or Flat Dark Earth (FDE).
TAC21™ chassis is engineered to minimize warping and distortion. The rifle receiver only makes contact with the TAC21™ chassis on the V shape bedding and recoil lug area insuring the best accuracy and repeatability. The generous clearance on the fore-end makes any barrel (diameter up to the receiver size – 1.350”), free floating.
Inherently the TAC21™ has a straightline design, meaning that the recoil comes straight back instead of making the front of the rifle kick upwards. This results in more accurate and quicker follow up shots. This also translates to a decrease in felt recoil and comfort.
The Drake Cadex Field Tactical Core has a receiver ready to equip with any AR style stock on the market. Aluminum detachable base removable for easy trigger maintenance or tuning without need to remove your action and lose your zero. 20 MOA low profile full length dual top rail. Multiple magazine sleeves are available to fit most magazine types on the market. Oversized trigger guard and magazine release for easy manipulation with gloves. Small contour forend tube providing rail placement at 3, 6 and 9 O’clock. Barreled action sits on 4 rollers to provide a stable platform that reduce barrel vibrations.
The Drake Cadex Field Tactical Chassis System features a Magpul fully adjustable stock with integrated monopod attachment. Adjustable length of pull and cheek rest. Aluminum detachable base removable for easy trigger maintenance or tuning without need to remove your action and lose your zero. 20 MOA low profile full length dual top rail. Finger grooved rubberized Ergo Grip.
The Drake Cadex Field Strike core receiver is ready to equip with any AR style stock on the market. Aluminum detachable base removable for easy trigger maintenance or tuning without need to remove your action and lose your zero. 20 MOA low profile top rail. Oversized trigger guard and magazine release for easy manipulation with gloves. Small contour fore-end tube providing rail placement at 6 O’clock. Barreled action sits on 4 rollers to provide a stable platform that reduce barrel vibrations
Drake Cadex Field Strike has a Magpul fully adjustable stock with integrated monopod attachment. An adjustable length of pull and cheek rest. Aluminum detachable base removable, for easy trigger maintenance or tuning without need to remove your action and lose your zero. 20 MOA low profile top rail. Finger grooved rubberized Ergo Grip. Oversized trigger guard and magazine release for easy manipulation with gloves. Small contour forend tube providing rail placement at 3, 6 and 9 O’clock.
The new Hunter Stalker is designed for the hunter, tactical marksman and law enforcement sniper. It is built with the finest components available to make it lightweight, versatile, accurate and affordable. Offered in several colors, the Hunter Stalker Short Action is an universal, tactical chassis that is available for the Remington 700 and Savage model 10.
MDT TAC21™ chassis system a combination of benchrest accuracy, superior ergonomics and specialized design. This chassis brings the bolt action rifles to the next level in versatility and modularity, with an instant improvement in accuracy.
The MDT LSS Chassis was designed for use with short barrelled bolt action rifles. It converts your rifle to an external box magazine fed rifle, while improving accuracy, and giving the rifle superior ergonomics by allowing use of AR-15 butt-stocks and grips.